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Nebraska National Forest

The Nebraska National Forest is a United States National Forest located within the U. S. state of Nebraska. The total area of the national forest is 222 sq miles; the forest is managed by the U. S. Forest Service's Nebraska Forests and Grasslands Supervisor's Office in Nebraska; the national forest includes two ranger districts, the Bessey Ranger District and the Pine Ridge Ranger District. In descending order of land, the forest lies in parts of Thomas, Dawes and Sioux counties. Nebraska National Forest was established on November 15, 1907 by the consolidation of three smaller forests: Dismal River and North Platte National Forests. At one point it was the largest man-made forest in the world, but has been surpassed by a forest in China; the urban forest of Johannesburg, South Africa is cited as the largest man-made forest, but is only the largest urban forest. The 90,000-acre Bessey Ranger District is in the Sandhills of central Nebraska. Encompassing about 63.9 % of the forest's total area, it lies in parts of Blaine counties.

It was established in 1902 by Charles E. Bessey because he believed the area to have once had a natural forest and as an experiment to see if forests could be recreated in treeless areas of the Great Plains for use as a national timber reserve; this effort resulted in the largest human-planted forest in the United States. Today the forest's nursery supplies 2.5 to 3 million seedlings per year. The Bessey Tree Nursery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There is a local ranger district office in Halsey; the 52,000 acres Pine Ridge Ranger District is in the Pine Ridge region of northwest Nebraska. It contains about 36.1% of the forest's total area, it lies in part of Dawes and Sioux counties. The native ponderosa forests were added to the National Forest system in the 1950s; the Soldier Creek Wilderness, a federally designated wilderness area, is in the forest. The 6,600-acre Pine Ridge National Recreation Area is located within the ranger district; the Nebraska National Forest is managed by the Nebraska National Forests and Grasslands Supervisor's Office in Chadron.

Additionally, this office manages the following public lands: Samuel R. McKelvie National Forest Buffalo Gap National Grassland Fort Pierre National Grassland Oglala National Grassland List of U. S. National Forests Chadron State Park Fort Robinson State Park Media related to Nebraska National Forest at Wikimedia Commons Nebraska National Forests and Grasslands - United States Forest Service

1993 World Cup of Golf

The 1993 World Cup of Golf took place November 11–14 at the Lake Nona Golf & Country Club in Orlando, United States. It was the 39th World Cup; the tournament was a 72-hole stroke play team event with each team consisting of two players from a country. The combined score of each team determined the team results. Individuals competed for the International Trophy; the winners share of the prize money was $300,000 going to the winning pair and $100,000 to the top individual. The United States team of Fred Couples and Davis Love III won by five strokes over the Zimbabwe team of Mark McNulty and Nick Price. Bernhard Langer of Germany took the International Trophy by three strokes over Couples. Team Roy Mackenzie of Chile withdrew with a neck injury and Park Nam-sin of South Korea was disqualified for signing an incorrect scorecard. International Trophy Sources

Chalk Outline (song)

"Chalk Outline" is the lead single from Canadian rock band Three Days Grace's fourth album, Transit of Venus. The band released many "snippets" of the song before August 14 to tease fans, it reached No. 1 on the U. S. Active Rock chart for a total of 10 weeks and won the "Rock Song of the Year" award given by Loudwire. "Chalk Outline" has a lyric video, which shows the lyrics of the song over a clip of a man walking around a city. The band released an official music video for "Chalk Outline" on October 5; the video shows Adam Gontier walking through a city, singing to the camera and passing the other band members on the way, culminating with the four of them meeting in a dark room, performing the song. The video was directed by Shane Drake. Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics